Dunham Bible Museum

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The Dunham Bible Museum is privileged to be a Refo500 Partner, commemorating the 500 year legacy of the Reformation.
Houston Baptist University Dunham Bible Museum
 The Dunham Bible Museum, with its extensive collection of rare Bibles, is dedicated to telling the story of the most important book in the world. On public display are:
  • ancient manuscripts 
  • decoratively illuminated medieval Scriptures
  • examples of the earliest printed Bibles
  • the earliest Bibles in English
  • the earliest Bibles printed in America
  • Bible translations from across the centuries and around the world.

The Museum's creative exhibits awaken and enhance an appreciation of the history, preservation, and influence of the one Book most influential in individual lives and in the culture of civilizations.

  • Where is the Original Bible? -  a look at early Biblical manuscripts and texts, a special exhibit through December 18, 2015

  • A special exhibit on The St. John's Bible will be on display through December 18, 2015.

  • "Science and Faith" - Lecture by Dr. Anton Koekemoer of the Hubble Space Telescope and the Space Telescope Institute, September 24, 2015, 7 pm, Dunham Theater. Dr. Koekemoer will present exciting recent astronomcal discoveries and show Hubble images used in the St. John's BIble.  He also will share personal reflections from his own perspective as a Christian, on how our scientific understanding of the universe can be reconciled in harmony with faith. This event is free, and reservations are not necessary.  However, if you are bringing a group, we can reserve a place for your group.  Call 281-649-3287 for group reservations.

  • Renaissance of the Bible: Erasmus' Greek Text, a Foundation for Reformation, a special exhibit, 2016.

  • Ad Fontes, Ad Futura: Erasmus' Bible and the Impact of Scripture, conference on the 500th Anniversary of Erasmus' Greek New Testament, February 25-27, 2016.